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Liz is Senior Associate Director of Admissions for the Full-time MBA Program at Berkeley Haas. She holds an MBA from Boston University and came to Haas after gaining years of experience in retail for Gap and Gymboree, in financial services for Putnam Investments, as well as engaging in significant non-profit volunteer work. Prior to joining the Full-time Berkeley MBA Program, she spent 7 years in admissions for Berkeley MBA Programs for Working Professionals. She loves her work in admissions because of the connections she's able to develop with students, all of whom bring such amazing diversity of personal and professional experience to the program.

Recent Posts

MBA helps students shift from "they do that" to "I do that": Kim Ayers, MBA 18

By Liz Rosenberg   |   2/08/2019
Kim Ayers was working in Chile as an account manager for Endeavor, a nonprofit business advisory firm, when she realized that instead of linking entrepreneurs to experts, she wanted to be an entrepreneur.

Bringing leadership skills from the U.S. Navy to the business world

By Liz Rosenberg   |   1/10/2019
During his time as an officer in the US Navy, FTMBA Jorge Tellez was no stranger to the demands of leadership and responsibility. Among other tasks, he advised the Secretary of the Navy on the Navy and Marine ...

Balancing full-time MBA and family

By Liz Rosenberg   |   12/20/2018
“In the aerospace industry, innovation is welcomed – to a point,” says full-time Berkeley MBA student and aerospace engineer Chris Cindy Cordova. Since what's most important is the safety of the aircraft, it ...

Globetrotting engineer finds a home at Haas

By Liz Rosenberg   |   12/13/2018
Born in Montréal to Lebanese parents, mechanical engineer and full-time Berkeley MBA student Sandra Tamer was raised in Zahlé, Lebanon. She earned her Bachelor's degree with Distinction in mechanical ...

Berkeley Haas leadership digest

By Liz Rosenberg   |   11/20/2018
In our Berkeley MBA programs, we believe in developing leaders who champion bold ideas while taking intelligent risks and who lead with confidence and without arrogance.

Six questions for U.S. Army veteran and MBA student Jennifer Nixon

By Liz Rosenberg   |   11/08/2018
Earning an MBA after serving in the U.S. military may seem like an unlikely career choice, but it actually makes a lot of sense: “Veterans tend to have leadership skills that can translate well from the ...

From building product to building business, an MBA career move

By Liz Rosenberg   |   3/09/2018
When Manasi Jagannatha began her first year as a student in the Evening & Weekend Berkeley MBA Program, she was working in engineering and product for Salesforce. "It was a lot of tech product development and ...

Closing the gender gap: Female CEOs from Gap Inc. share wisdom

By Liz Rosenberg   |   3/07/2018
When we pulled together a room full of women at Gap Inc. headquarters, recently, it was an opener to what we intend to be an ongoing conversation about gender equity and leadership. More than 150 women joined ...

Executive MBA or part-time MBA? How to choose

By Liz Rosenberg   |   1/10/2018
Executive MBA or part-time MBA? Katherine Mlika, manager of product program management at Fitbit, thought a compressed timeline with classes that met less frequently would be the best way to balance an MBA ...